Top Boy Season 3: Everything we Know so Far

Dushane is back and he’s ready to reclaim his throne on the Summerhouse estate. It’s been six years since we last saw Ashely Walters as Dushane on our screens, and arguably it’s been far too long. With the triumphant return of Top Boy on Netflix get ready for another series of the popular British crime drama. We have everything you need to know on the third season of Top Boy, including the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.

Top Boy is a Netflix Original series that was created by Ronan Bennett. The series original network was Channel 4 but after only two seasons and eight episodes, it was canceled. If it wasn’t for the Canadian rapper Drake and fellow rapper Future the Prince, then Top Boy may have never returned. Both rappers fell in love with the series and, with Drake having offered to fund a third series back in 2015. Netflix helped revive the series, reinstating Ronan Bennett as the writer of the series while also bringing back the team that worked on the original two seasons. Drake and Future the Prince now serve as executive producers of the series.


What is the plot of Top Boy season 3?

The following plot synopsis for Top Boy season 3 has been provided by Netflix:

The new episodes pick up as Dushane returns from exile to his home in London to reclaim his throne in the highly lucrative drug market. He teams up with Sully, his spiritual brother, partner and sometime rival who is also returning to the same streets after his own form of exile – prison – comes to an end. Awaiting them both is Jamie, the young, hungry and ruthless gang leader whose ambitions leave no place for Dushane and Sully


Is Top Boy being rebooted?

It’s better to describe Top Boy as being revived rather than being rebooted.

Rebooted suggests the entire story of the first two seasons has been scrapped, which simply isn’t the case.

The story is a continuation of the previous seasons and isn’t starting from scratch.


Who is in the cast of Top Boy season 3?

The following cast members have been confirmed for Top Boy season 3:

RoleCast MemberWhere Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
DushaneAshley WaltersSpeed Racer | Bulletproof | Bullet Boy
JermaineAshley ThomasThe Night Of | 24: Legacy | Black Mirror
SullyKane RobinsonRollin ‘ with the Nines | Tower Block | Point Blank
TBALittle SimzYoungers | Spirit Warriors
TBADavid OmoregieDebuting in Top Boy
JamieMichael WardBlue Story | Dev’s Diary | The A List
Miss GriffithsRhoda Ofori-AttahTulip Fever | Katy | Informer
LaurynSaffron HockingWhite Gold | London Kills | Smalltown
DrisShone RomulusOut | No Shade | The Intent
LeytonKola BokinniHunter Killer | War Machine | Black Mirror
KitKadeem RamsayMy Brother the Devil | Sex Education | Blue Story

How many episodes will season 3 air?

The next season of Top Boy will be arriving with 10 brand new episodes! Considering the first two seasons only had four episodes, that’s a lot of Top Boy to watch.

What are the episode run times?

Each episode will have an approximate run time of an hour.

Will season 3 be available to stream in 4K?

The first two seasons weren’t shot in 4K but it’s highly likely that the next season has.

It’s fast become a priority of Netflix to add as many new 4K titles as possible.


Has Netflix released a trailer for Top Boy?

Netflix dropped a trailer for the next season of Top Boy on August 27th. Fans of the series will be even more hyped now to see Ashley Walters reprise his role as Dushane.


When is the Netflix release date for season 3 of Top Boy?

It has been confirmed that Top Boy will be returning on the 13th of September!

Will Top Boy be available to stream worldwide?

As a continuation Top Boy will be available to stream worldwide!

This also includes the UK which previously aired Top Boy on Channel 4.

What time will Top Boy be available to stream in my region?

The following table below are the times that Top Boy season 3 will be available to stream in the different regions across the world:

Time ZoneTime available to stream
Pacific Standard Time12:00 AM
Mountain Standard Time1:00 AM
Central Standard Time2:00 AM
Eastern Standard Time3:00 AM
British Summer Time8:00 AM
Central European Time9:00 AM
Eastern European Time10:00 AM
India Standard Time12:30 PM
Japan Standard Time16:00 PM
Australian Eastern Time18:00 PM
New Zealand Day Light Time20:00 PM

Netflix releases all of its latest titles from Midnight PST (Pacific Standard Time). This means for anyone living in regions the other side of the world have to wait until the evening before titles are available to stream.


Are subscribers excited for the next season of Top Boy?


Will season 3 be the last we see of Top Boy?

Netflix hasn’t confirmed that season 3 will be the last, so we’ll assume no for now.

Whether or not we see any further seasons will depend on how well the third season performs when it arrives in September.

Taking into consideration how much Drake loves the series, we could see plenty more of Top Boy in the future.


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